William Barton Wade Dent

William Barton Wade Dent[1]

Male 1806 - 1855  (48 years)

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  • Name William Barton Wade Dent 
    Born 6 Oct 1806  Bryantown, Charles County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence W.B.W. Dent-Scott House, Newnan, Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Sep 1855  Newnan, Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Newnan, Coweta County, GA at Oak Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • DENT, William Barton Wade, a Representative from Georgia; born in Bryantown, Charles County, Md., September 8, 1806; attended a private school in Charlotte Hall, St. Marys County, Md., and was graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy in 1823; moved to Mallorysville, Wilkes County, Ga., in 1824 and taught school; engaged in mercantile pursuits at Bullsboro, Ga., in 1827; took an active part in founding the city of Newnan, Ga., in 1828; subsequently engaged in agricultural pursuits and milling in Coweta, Carroll, and Heard Counties; became interested in large land holdings in Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas; served as a colonel in the State militia during the Creek War; member of the State house of representatives in 1843; returned to Newnan in 1849 and served as judge of the inferior court of Coweta County; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); was not a candidate for renomination in 1854; died in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., September 7, 1855; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery. [1]
    • 1830 -- Census, Coweta County, GA Page 290
      Wm. B. W. Dent
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 1M 2F

      1840 -- Census, Heard County, GA Page 297
      Wm. B. W. Dent
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1M 2F
      (0-5) 2M 2F

      1850 Census Coweta County, GA Page 335
      William B. W. Dent 44 M, Merchant, $50000 Real Estate, Born in MD
      Eliza Dent 44 F, Born in GA
      Mary S. Dent 17 F, Born in GA
      Martha E. Dent 16 F, Born in GA
      Mariah L. Dent 13 F, Born in GA
      W. B. W. Dent 12 M, Born in GA
      Francis J. Dent 19 F, Born in GA
      Ellen A. Dent 8 F, Born in GA
      Joseph H. Dent 6 M, Born in GA
      William B. Bowen 23 M, Clerk, Born in GA
      John T. Bowen 21 M, Merchant, Born in GA
      Hincent A. Mabry 20 M, Student, Born in GA
    Person ID I04621  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 

    Father Thomas Dent,   b. 1778, Charles County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah Dent,   b. 1779, Charles County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F1587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth "Eliza" Hinton,   b. 15 May 1806, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1881, Newnan, Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1827  Newford Village, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Hinton Dent,   b. 10 Dec 1827, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 85 years)
     2. John Thomas Dent,   b. 29 Jan 1829, Newnan, Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1869  (Age 39 years)
    +3. Caroline Elizabeth Dent,   b. 18 May 1830, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1914  (Age 84 years)
     4. Mary Sophia Dent,   b. 13 Nov 1831, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nathan Alexander Dent,   b. 20 Apr 1833, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1849  (Age 16 years)
     6. Martha Eliza Dent,   b. 11 Nov 1834, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1870  (Age 35 years)
    +7. Maria Louise Dent,   b. 26 Mar 1836, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1902, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. William Barton Wade Dent, Jr.,   b. 25 Nov 1837, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1907  (Age 70 years)
     9. James Alfred Peter Dent,   b. 1839, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1845  (Age 6 years)
    +10. Frances Jane Dent,   b. 8 Jan 1841, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1924, Newnan, Coweta County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     11. Ann Ellen Dent,   b. 8 Sep 1842, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Joseph Hugh Dent,   b. 13 May 1844, Franklin, Heard County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1929, St. Marys County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     13. Male Dent,   b. 23 Dec 1845,   d. 23 Dec 1845  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F1585  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Oct 1806 - Bryantown, Charles County, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Coweta County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Heard County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Coweta County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - W.B.W. Dent-Scott House, Newnan, Coweta County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1855 - Newnan, Coweta County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Newnan, Coweta County, GA at Oak Hill Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    William Barton Wade Dent
    Husband of Sarah Elizabeth Hinson and son of Thomas Dent and Sarah Dent
    William Barton Wade Dent House [LaterDent-Scott] 1900s
    William Barton Wade Dent House [LaterDent-Scott] 1900s

    Headstones
    William Barton Wade Dent (entire tomb)
    William Barton Wade Dent (entire tomb)
    Son of Thomas Dent and Sarah Dent
    William Barton Wade Dent (inscription)
    William Barton Wade Dent (inscription)
    William Barton Wade Dent (Military Marker)
    William Barton Wade Dent (Military Marker)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1217] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl.